LGH offers a Simulation Program with staffing expertise and a wide range of innovative equipment to support patient care improvements across all professional groups and within patient care teams.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    Physicians, nurses and allied health professionals who provide clinical education at LGH as well as the rural and remote communities within the Coastal Community of Care.

  • Contact us

    We offer training for simulation facilitators.  The benefits of becoming a facilitator include:

    • developing a foundational knowledge of simulation-based learning strategies;
    • identifying elements of effective teamwork and incorporate those elements into simulation-based learning objectives;
    • learning the foundations of debriefing skills;
    • planning and developing a simulation scenario; and
    • facilitating a simulation scenario.

    Contact us about course offerings.

Hours of operation

Currently open

We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Visiting hours may vary depending on the unit. Please call the Lions Gate Hospital main line at (604) 988-3131 to determine visiting times before your visit.

Parking & transportation

Lions Gate Hospital is located on 231 East 15th Street in North Vancouver.

​Paid visitor parking is available in the hospital parkade on 15th Street, east of St. Georges Avenue.

For detailed information regarding parking, public transit and wheelchair accessibility, please review the LGH Patient & Family Handbook.

Download parking rates for VCH facilities.

Simulation-based courses we support

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • NRP – Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • MoreOB – Managing Obstetric Risk Efficiently
  • STRUC – Simulation Trauma Resuscitation Update Course
  • Mock code blues
  • In-situ simulations on units: Pediatrics, Emergency, ICU, PAR, and OR.

Scenario resources for facilitators

Lions Gate Hospital (LGH)

​Lions Gate Hospital (LGH) provides a full range of general and many specialized acute care services, including general medicine, emergency and critical care, general surgery, orthopedics, maternity, pediatrics, psychiatry, chemotherapy, cardiac care, diagnostics, nuclear medicine, palliative care, rehabilitative services and neurosurgery.

Simulation Centres

Simulation Centres utilize simulation to support learning and skill development (from clinical to communication and teamwork skills and process development) for all staff in the healthcare field.